Professor Stephen Gillespie from our School of Medicine spoke to STV News for #WorldTBDay, watch here [14m 8s in] #saintsresearch #mediasaints

STV News - Dundee - STV News at Six (Dundee & Tayside) – Thursday, March 23, 2017
Images of 'Fire' for #worldpoetryday - a newly acquired work by Prof Robert Crawford and Caroline Saltzwedel. [ Link ]
Newly-discovered peatlands must be protected to prevent climate change, say researchers at St Andrews.

2017 | Newly-discovered peatlands must be protected to prevent climate change | University of St Andrews
Fancy a trip back in time to pre-Reformation Edinburgh this weekend?

The lost townscape of sixteenth-century Edinburgh has been brought back to life by researchers at the University of St Andrews.

The new digital reconstruction is the first to be created of the period, and is based on a drawing from 1544, thought to be the earliest accurate depiction of the capital.

The virtual time travel...
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2017 | New technology reveals old Edinburgh | University of St Andrews
SWiM - Shape Writing in Motion: an evolution in one-handed texting [ Link ] #BSW17
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This artwork is inspired by Chrysalis, a project at the University of St Andrews designed to bring together women scientists at all stages of their careers to talk about issues and to seek advice and inspiration.

Some of its conversations were interpreted in various ways by artist Sophie Mckay Knight - and this example explores what women feel they keep...
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A piece of art inspired by women in science at the University of St Andrews has been named one of the world’s most incredible science images.

‘Hidden Learning’, a painting by Fife-based artist Sophie Mckay Knight, has been named recipient of a Wellcome Image Award, which celebrates photographs or illustrations that capture the imagination and bring complex concepts to life.

The piece was...
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2017 | Exposure for hidden learning | University of St Andrews
Einstein's theory of gravity may have to be rewritten after researchers in the School of Physics and Astronomy discovered something unexpected.....

2017 | Running away from Einstein | University of St Andrews
How Earth changed from a young planet filled with toxic gases to life as we know it. [ Link ] #BSW17
Last month PhySoc, the University of St Andrews Physics Society, along with other science societies from the University, organised Science After Brexit - a panel discussion and Q&A on how a British exit from the EU will change science within the UK. The panel discussion was moderated by Principal Professor Sally Mapstone, and can be listened to on the Podcast below.

Science After Brexit - Part 1 - insight by PhySoc
Over the next few weeks our Admissions team will be in North America hosting events for Admitted Students in the Class of 2021. If you're joining us for these events, be sure to tag us in your posts using #freshsaints #saintsof2021
Do you remember your first science class at St Andrews?

To kick off #britishscienceweek, the University of St Andrews Library took a trip down memory lane with a 2nd Year Chemistry class from 1946.

For Science Week events in St Andrews visit: [ Link ]

British Science Week runs 10-17 March. For more info:

#BSW17 #FlashbackFriday

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Know the difference between Klout and clout? Always weaving tall tales on Instagram Stories, cracking jokes on Snapchat or living it up on Facebook Live? We might have the role for you...

The University of St Andrews is looking to recruit a Social Media and Web Content Editor. Apply online by Friday 31 March 2017.

See here for more details on the role: [ Link ]
In the world’s largest ever acoustic wildlife survey, scientists have spent two years deploying acoustic detectors throughout the Baltic Sea in a bid to protect one of the world’s most endangered populations of porpoise. [ Link ]
To mark International Women's Day, our colleagues in Special Collections at the University of St Andrews Library dug deep into the archives to highlight women who have played a significant role in the history of the university over the last 125 years.

From Elizabeth Garrett, the first woman to matriculate, to our first female graduate, Agnes Forbes Blackadder, the special #IWD2017 blog also...
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Five women selected to represent St Andrews at Emory University Emory College of Arts and Sciences in Atlanta, GA as Bobby Jones Scholars in 2017-18

Pictured (L-R): Rebecca Spens (Bobby Jones Fellow); Naomi Boon, Naomi Marshall, Georgia Spencer-Rowland and Fiona Pollock (Bobby Jones Scholars).

#iwd2017 #beboldforchange [ Link ]
North East Fife MSP Willie Rennie met some of our apprentices to mark Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2017.
Mr Rennie said: “It is fantastic to see a University with an outstanding international reputation for higher education and research providing apprenticeships for local people."
[ Link ] #ScotAppWeek17
Discover Science

Build a volcano, 'talk' to dolphins and watch nitrogen boil - these are just some of the exciting activities you can expect at the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews' Science Discovery Day tomorrow. The event, which runs from 10am to 4pm, is free and open to all.

Events | University of St Andrews
"Taking a leave of absence was a lifesaving decision" - PhD student Daniel Rough shares four tips that helped his leave of absence go well. #UniversityMentalHealthDay [ Link ]

Taking time off your PhD for recovery